Behind Rodin's rather cool, conservative, somewhat impersonal and businesslike demeanor (as described on the previous page), he is much more passionate and emotional. Auguste Rodin often conceals his vulnerability beneath a veneer of toughness or indifference.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, he is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. Auguste Rodin is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and he only allows a special few into his inner world. Like a wary animal, he is cautious and mistrustful of those he does not know until "he sniffs them out". He is highly instinctive and intuitive. Auguste Rodin usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though he may be unable to clearly articulate why he feels the way he does. His feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
Auguste Rodin also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and he forms very intense love bonds and attachments. He is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that he perceives as a threat to his relationship with someone he loves. When Auguste Rodin commits himself to someone or something, he is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Auguste merges with or "marries" the person he loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for him, and often stormy and nasty. When Rodin has been wounded, he is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Auguste will most certainly never forget the hurt and he often harbors grievances and resentment for a very long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to him.
Whatever he does, Auguste does with passion and fervor, and he often goes to extremes. Rodin can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. Rodin can also be very narrow-minded: either he is 100% involved in something or it does not exist for him at all. Rarely is Auguste Rodin emotionally detached and objective. He definitely has a fanatical streak. He is also immensely strong-willed and his tenacity in pursuing his objectives often borders on obsession. He is filled with fierce pride, courage and emotional strength.
Auguste Rodin loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Auguste never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Auguste Rodin tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
Rodin is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world.
Auguste Rodin is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
Rodin can be an inspiring leader of a team or group effort. His dynamism and energy evokes the same in others, and he sees healthy competition between people as a plus. Generally, Auguste Rodin enjoys fine health as well.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Rodin, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. Auguste Rodin craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Auguste Rodin possesses inventive and creative genius.
He is prone to fanaticism and cannot go halfway in anything he does. His extremism may seem (and actually be) obsessive and somewhat blind. That is, Auguste Rodin does not always consciously understand why he feels as driven or intense about a given course of action as he does. There is a strong element of fate or inevitability in Rodin's life. A significant death or loss in his close relationships is likely to profoundly influence Auguste Rodin and shape important life decisions and he may consciously seek out intense, life-or-death experiences as well.
He is a bit impulsive and excitable and wants things done quickly. Auguste Rodin tends to be very impatient with anyone who is slower or less energetic than he is. Rodin will fight for what he wants but should guard against mishaps or accidents.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 9th house
Sun Sextile Mars
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Quincunx Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mars/Asc.